Kevin Maguire is Associate Editor (Politics) on the Daily Mirror and author of our Commons Confidential column on the high politics and low life in Westminster. An award-winning journalist, he is in frequent demand on television and radio and co-authored a book on great parliamentary scandals. He was formerly Chief Reporter on the Guardian and Labour Correspondent on the Daily Telegraph.

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UK Politics
09 September 2011
Summer came and went and still we await Michael Ashcroft's evidence that Ed Miliband's spinner Tom Baldwin "...
UK Politics
01 September 2011
Ever fancied strolling over the field where Citizen Dave went galloping with Rebekah Brooks? Examining the pile where,...
UK Politics
25 August 2011
Muchas gracias to the snout who forwarded me the wheelchair user Sean McGovern's unexpurgated account of his...
UK Politics
21 July 2011
The matchbox-sized Speaker, John Bercow, has been lauded for his part in exposing the Murdoch empire's hacking scandal...
Politics
18 July 2011
Cheerleader for "Murdoch Labour" over nearly two decades, Alastair Campbell once advised Ed Miliband to deal...
Politics
08 July 2011
Dave the Dunce is swotting longer for Prime Minister's Questions. Downing Street has been forced to extend the PM's...
UK Politics
30 June 2011
I hear a £1,000-per-table Labour fundraiser at the Radisson Edwardian in Bloomsbury for the unlikely Black Country...
UK Politics
28 June 2011
The marriage in New York of the Cameroon chick-lit cutie Louise Bagshawe to the American rock band manager Peter Mensch...
Politics
23 June 2011
The Prince of Darkness casting his shadow over the World Trade Organisation is, I hear, a genuine possibility. David...
UK Politics
16 June 2011
The curse of the "Red Ed" tag strikes again, with an anxious Ed Miliband pulling out of next month's brass-...
UK Politics
02 June 2011
I hear a cunning plan by David Cameron to woo Angela Merkel failed after a British actor refused to play his part. The...
UK Politics
26 May 2011
Tories are starting to wonder if Desmond Swayne, David Cameron's parliamentary bag-carrier, should be allowed out...
Politics
19 May 2011
Self-important man, George Osborne. The haughty Chancer of the Exchequer considers every minute so precious that he...
Politics
12 May 2011
It doesn't take much effort to imagine David Cameron playing billiards in a country house, the people's toff joshing...
UK Politics
12 May 2011
Is David Cameron the first male prime minister to blow-dry his locks? These days, in No 10, the hairdryer treatment isn...

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